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Creative Catering

Phone: (847) 459-3060 Fax: (847) 459-3281 1182 McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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Creative Catering, a subdivision of Dorfler's Meat Market, is a catering service that provides sandwiches and gourmet menus for corporate meetings and special events. Located in Buffalo Grove, IL, this company serves the northwest suburbs of Chicago, including Wheeling, Des Plaines, Inverness, Barrington, Rolling Meadows, Mount Prospect, Prospect Heights, Arlington Heights, Palatine, and Schaumburg. Dorfler's Meat Market was formed in 1978, and their team has over 200 years of collective experience in butchery and catering. The company is a member of the Buffalo Grove Area Chamber of Commerce and is well known for their skirt steaks.

The catering subdivision of this company provides a variety of catering menus depending on the season and the event, including a deli sandwich menu, a gourmet menu with seared steaks and shrimp, a barbeque menu, and seasonal menus such as ones for Christmas, St. Patrick's Day, Passover, Thanksgiving, and the Super Bowl. Events that Creative Catering regularly staffs including birthdays, baptisms, bar and bat mitzvahs, weddings, baby showers, funerals, holiday parties, and corporate events. Catering events come with party accoutrements included, such as disposable plates, cups, knives, forks, spoons, napkins, serving utensils, and condiments. Servers are also available, and customers can also rent tenting, tables, chairs, and linens for an extra price. There is no cost for cancellation up to 24 hours in advance.

Visit the website for Creative Catering by Dorfler's Meat Market to view samples of their various menus, learn more about the company and the foods they offer, and contact the company to schedule catering for a special gathering or a corporate event.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for Creative Catering include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

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Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
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Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: November 01, 2006 Business started: 03/01/1978 Business started locally: 03/01/1978 Business incorporated 09/19/1978 in IL
Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. Keith Walger, Owner
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Keith Walger, Owner
Business Category

Meat - Retail Butchering Caterers Fish & Seafood - Retail Gift Baskets & Parcels Meat Markets (NAICS: 445210)

Alternate Business Names
Creative Catering by Dorflers Dorfler's Meat Market Dorfler's Meat Market, Inc.
Products & Services

This company offers: Deli, Meat Market, Gourmet Brands, Specialty Kitchen, Catering, Delivery, Guide to Meats, including beef, pork, chicken, lamb, fish.

Additional Locations


    1182 McHenry Rd

    Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 (847) 459-3060


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

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5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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Customer Reviews Summary

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